Reginald Rothel “Red” Stanfield, was born on June 17, 1944, to the late Ralph Stanfield and Beatrice Bigelow Stanfield, in Greensboro NC. He was the eldest of three children. At an early age Reginald, accepted Christ into his life. He attended and served as a deacon briefly at Sweetgum Baptist Church in Mebane, N.C.
Reggie attended and graduated from Caswell County High School in Yanceyville, N.C. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Hampton University. He was drafted and served two years in the United States Army, during the Vietnam War. He later joined the District of Columbia Police Force. Once he returned to home North Carolina, worked for the United States Postal Service where he retired.
Reggie's grandchildren called him "Poppie. People everywhere who met him, loved him. This included the homeless who called him the man with the truck. He shared he the man stopped and gave him a few dollars. The nurses on the frontlines thought he was a "hoot" and loved talking with him. Reggie was also a great neighbor to those that knew him, as he always wanted to talk news and sports.
He was joined in holy matrimony to Audrey McLaurin. They were married for 50 years. He leaves to cherish his loving memories: his wife; children, Orlando Brown (Lydia); Athena Stanfield; Chrystal Stanfield; grandchildren, Alison Stanfield; Chayla Stanfield; Leah Brown; Laura Stanfield; Brandon Stanfield; and Isaiah Stanfield; a brother, Michael Stanfield; niece, Michaela Stanfield; special aunt Melba Bigelow, special cousin-brothers, Costello and Bernard Brown; and many loving cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jacqueline Stanfield.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Reginald Stanfield, please visit our floral store.